Child Life Specialist Job at Shriners Childrens Hospital, Shreveport, LA

  • Shriners Childrens Hospital
  • Shreveport, LA

Job Description

Company Overview

Shriners Children's is a family that respects, supports, and values each other. We are engaged in providing excellence in patient care, embracing multi-disciplinary education, and research with global impact. We foster a learning environment that values evidenced based practice, experience, innovation, and critical thinking. Our compassion, integrity, accountability, and resilience defines us as leaders in pediatric specialty care for our children and their families.

Job Overview

Shriners Children's is the premier pediatric burn, orthopaedic, spinal cord injury, cleft lip and palate, and pediatric subspecialties medical center. We have an opportunity for a PRN Child Life Specialist in our Shreveport, Louisiana location.


The Child Life Specialist is responsible to work with children, from infancy through adolescence, in a family centered care environment. This position provides services in our busy outpatient clinic. The position requires strong skills in child development, assessment and planning, psychosocial support, procedural support and preparation, group leadership, volunteer supervision and goal directed play. The PRN typically will work 3-5 days every two weeks, with a schedule from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m on our busiest clinic days. In this position, you'll get the opportunity to assist children in coping positively with procedures such as cast removal and application, blood draws, joint aspirations and more.



Bachelor's degree in Child Life, Child Development or related field


Completion of an approved internship under a Child Life Specialist and eligible to sit for the CCLS certification exam and completion of the exam within one year of hire.


One year's experience in a hospital child life program preferred


Current full vaccination status required

Job Tags

Relief, Internship, 3 days per week,

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